JACK VEASEY Featured at Midtown Cinema
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On Thursday, October 28, Jack Veasy will be featured poet at Poetry Thursdays, Midtown Cinema Reel Cafe, 250 Reily Street, Harrisburg, PA.
A current nominee for a Pushcart Prize, Veasey is a Philadelphia native who has been living in Hummelstown, PA for over 20 years. He is the author of ten published collections of poetry, most recently "The Sonnets" and "5-7-5" (both from Small Hours Press, 2007).
His poems have also appeared in many periodicals including Christopher Street, The Pittsburgh Quarterly, Harbinger: A Journal Of Social Ecology, The Philadelphia Daily News, The Painted Bride Quarterly, Fledgling Rag, Oxalis, The Blue Guitar, Bone And Flesh, Zone: A Feminist Journal For Women And Men, Film Library Quarterly (Museum of Modern Art, NYC), Experimental Forest, Tabula Rasa, and Fledgling Rag.
A singer as well as a poet, Veasey has released one CD album of original songs, Build A Fire, as lead singer of the folk-rock duo Open Book.
His most recent musical release is a CD single featuring two original songs – the inspirational ballad “Whether Or Not The World Knows,” on which he’s accompanied by an orchestra, and an alternate version of Open Book favorite... “Calling The Angels,” bolstered by a high energy rock band. The single will be available at this reading.
In addition to poetry, Veasey will debut a new song at this reading.
His performance, preceded by an open reading (7pm) will begin at 8. For more information, (717) 909-6645
The Almost Uptown Poetry Cartel's Poetry Thursdays reading series, at Midtown Cinema's Reel Cafe occurs, like clockwork, each and every Thursday from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.
November 4-- Open Poetry Reading
November 11-- A staged reading, excerpt from
a new screenplay by Paul Hood
November 18-- Open Poetry Reading
November 25-- Thanksgiving Day
"What is called eloquence in the forum is commonly found to be rhetoric in the study." Thoreau, Walden